04.12.2014

Work for all? On the future role of the state

A Kultura Liberalna TTT debate
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The state of tomorrow Kultura Liberalna host a discussion looking at the future of the state. In a time in which states are increasingly looking weak, yet simultaneously are becoming expected to do more and more, the guests look at Western examples - both good and bad - and ask what is possible for the Polish state and how it can be realistically reformed to meet the challenges of the future. Watch the video highlights!

15.03.2013

The Eurozone crisis – a Keynesian response

A Krytyka Polityczna affiliate debate
Robert Skidelsky

Keynes and the Euro-crisis Krytyka Polityczna invited Warwick Professor, Robert Skidelsky, to apply his knowledge - built on a specialisation in Keynesian economics - to the present problems within the Eurozone and to propose solutions to our growth crises and the rising debt mountain.
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22.11.2012

People of Europe, rise up (3)! We are the people!

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate
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Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
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21.11.2012

People of Europe, rise up (2)! Deprived of dignity.

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate
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Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
[video highlights]

15.11.2012

Truth and Love

A Project Forum TTT event
Truth and Love Debate 2012

Political Honesty In a time of European crisis the Central European Forum looks at the work of Václav Havel and aks where the rising tide of hatred in our societies is coming from, what role aggressive modern variants of populism are playing in this process and how we can stay true to the core values of love and truth.
Watch the video highlights!

05.11.2012

Whose solidarity, whose egoism?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate
'Whose solidarity, whose egoism?' Debate

Southern Europe How exactly did the Southern European states acquire such massive debts and what is the best way of resurrecting their economies? Should we opt for European solidarity and move closer together to protect our combined assets or is it time that a lesson was learnt about the consequences of overspending?
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20.10.2012

European Spring?

An Institute of Ideas debate
European Spring Debate

Political Unrest Is European politics starting to witness new forms of participation which could lead to a European equivalent of the recent Arab Spring or are we just seeing a rise in the superficial politics of populism? What is the reality of European politics today and how can we expect it to look in the future?
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08.10.2012

Riots and revolutions: Europe’s young radicals?

An Institute of Ideas debate
Riots and Revolutions Debate

Youth Radicalism When the Arab Spring was sparked off by youth led protests, a string of copycat demonstrations occurred throughout Europe as the previously apathetic Western youth refound its voice. As Europe's economic woes continue, the Institute of Ideas considers where this new rebelliousness may lead.
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07.07.2012

Grassroots Europe

A Project Forum TTT debate
Europe from the bottom up

Civic Participation Project Forum asked if it is viable to speak of a European public, what price we are willing to pay for the European Union’s unity and whether the EU's institutions are legitimate? This debate wondered whether it was once more the case that the powerful rule and the weaker obey and what real influence the European voter has nowadays?
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13.06.2012

The future of the welfare state

An Agora CE TTT debate
Welfare Debate, Prague

Social services In a time of financial instability and ageing populations what is the way forward for the welfare states we have gotten used to. Do we need to cut them down or can they be retained through intelligent restructuring. If we do have to cut them back, what impact will this have on our societies?
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